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Sep 28, 2017
Boston College and UC Riverside share how they quickly hired more faculty members from underrepresented minority groups, without relying on hard numerical targets or costly initiatives.

Surveys

Sept. 13, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors explores the views of these officials on a wide range of timely issues.

Download a full survey report here.

The survey, conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup, is the latest in Inside Higher Ed's series of surveys of key higher ed professionals.

On Thursday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising support from Jenzabar, Intersect by Hobsons, Liaison, Blackboard Student Lifecyle Services and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Booklets

Inside Higher Ed presents a new print-on-demand compilation, “Admissions, Retention, Success: Tools Colleges Need.”

Download a copy of the booklet or sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. Eastern, featuring Inside Higher Ed's editors.

This is the latest in a series of booklets on important, timely topics in higher education.

This compilation was made possible in part by advertising support from Jenzabar.

Archive

September 5, 2017

Amid concerns about visas and the political environment, some institutions are maintaining or even increasing their enrollment numbers, but many report drops, some by as much as 30 to 50 percent for new students.

August 21, 2017

New paper illustrates the brutal and sexist comments faced by women in economics, and likely other fields as well.

August 18, 2017

Elite colleges need to change policies to recruit, admit and graduate talented low-income students, report says. It calls out some by name.

August 15, 2017

Sociologists talk about teaching in the political now, with an emphasis on critical media literacy, ground rules for a discussion and an understanding that students see sociology classrooms as somewhere to try to make sense of current events.

August 15, 2017

New survey shows a partisan divide over higher ed aspirations for children -- that narrows when Republicans and Democrats are given more information. And study finds skepticism of affirmative action.

August 8, 2017

Author of a scientific paper fought for years to find a journal to accept his work, which has an acknowledgments section that includes a tribute to a colleague.

August 8, 2017

Georgetown and Northwestern announce they will accept GRE, not just LSAT. But ABA may move in ways that limit the option and that some fear would impede diversity efforts.

August 4, 2017

Michael S. Roth discusses why we must resist efforts to restrict affirmative action.

August 3, 2017

U of Texas prevailed in affirmative action case in large part because of its research. Will other colleges be able to match that analysis? And will legal and political battles change if focus is on rejected Asian-American applicants?

August 2, 2017

Trump administration plans to investigate and sue colleges and universities over admissions practices.

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